a register of trophy awards in the early days of the club.

Seahorse Trophy

This trophy was donated by Warrick Hurdley and is awarded by the committee for the most meritorious individual achievement. The trophy is a large silver cup.

 

1964 D Budge

1965 B Allister

1966 W Hardiman

1967 D Timbs

1968 D Pomeroy

1969 G Henry

1970 G Daines

1971 G Daines

1972 M Hetherington

1973 M Smith

1974 G Byers

1975 G Byers

1976 Not Presented

1977 G Byers

1978 S Crabtree

1979 S Crabtree

1980 G Byers

1981 D Mundell

1982 Not Awarded

1983 E Cranney

1984 S Crabtree

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 M Ryland

1988 B Kooistra/N Gatland

1989 B Grimwood

1990 M Ryland

1991 M Hetherington

1992 B Kooistra

1993 M Hetherington

1994 H McLeod

1995 Not Awarded

1996 K Walls

 

 

Charlie Crowe Memorial Trophy- Safety in Diving

This trophy was donated by Jack Crowe and is awarded by the committee to the person who in their opinion has contributed the most towards safety in diving- The trophy is Charlie Crowes watch mounted on a paua shell.

 

1973 R Carlisle

1974 B Rae

1975 B Parris

1976 Not Awarded

1977 P Silvester

1978 B McArthur

1979 S Mitchell

1980 Not Awarded

1981 Not Awarded

1982 M Hetherington

1983 Not Awarded

1984 M Hetherington

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 G Fox

1988 Not Awarded

1989 B Rowe

1990 D Watson

1991 D Watson

1992 K Byers/B Grimwood

1993 T Godbert

1994 T Godbert

1995 Not Awarded

1996 T Kemmitt

 

Photographic Awards

Les Joines Memorial Trophy - Most Meritorious Underwater Colour Print or Slide

The trophy was donated by Mrs Les Joines in 1972 in memory of her husband who was a founder member of the club. The trophy was commissioned of Mrs Pat Williams. It was a stylised rock with blue glass and was a table lamp. The trophy was lost between 1983 and 1986. In 1988 it was replaced with a large shell made into a table lamp.

 

1973 Not Awarded

1974 B Parris

1975 C Ironside

1976 Not Awarded

1977 Not Awarded

1978 Not Awarded

1979 Not Awarded

1980 D Fisher

1981 Not Awarded

1982 Not Awarded

1983 D Fisher

1984 Not Awarded

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 Not Awarded

1988 P Silvester

1989 P Silvester

1990 D Watson

1991 B Grimwood

1992 Not Awarded

1993 Not Awarded

1994 Not Awarded

1995 K Walls

1996 Not Awarded

 

Mayor Island Photographic Trophy - Most Meritorious Underwater Black and White Photograph

This Trophy was donated by Max Hetherington and was originally swum for at Mayor Island at Labour Weekends. With the demise of the Mayor Island Mini Convention it was passed to the club by agreement for a club competition. The trophy is constructed of kauri timber from Max’s grandparent’s home and is mounted with obsidian from Mayor Island.

 

1969 Not Awarded

1970 M Frey

1971 M Frey

1972 Not Awarded

1973 Not Awarded

1974 R Singleton

1975 R Singleton

1976 R Singleton

1977 C Ironside

1978 P Nixey

1979 D Fisher

1980 D Fisher

1981 Not Awarded

1982 Not Awarded

1983 Not Awarded

1984 Not Awarded

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 P Sylvester

1988 P Sylvester

1989 P Sylvester

1990 P Sylvester

1991 P Sylvester

1992 Not Awarded

1993 Not Awarded

1994 Not Awarded

1995 Not Awarded

1996 Not Awarded

 

 

 

Photographer of the Year Award

This Trophy was donated by Catherine and Roger Ironside and was a silver tray. The trophy was lost between 1983 and 1986 and was replaced in 1988 by the Woolworths Challenge Cup. The trophy is awarded to the person gaining the most points overall in the Les Joines Memorial and the Mayor Island Photographic Trophies.

 

1975 C Ironside

1976 Not Awarded

1977 Not Awarded

1978 Not Awarded

1979 Not Awarded

1980 D Fisher

1981 Not Awarded

1982 Not Awarded

1983 D Fisher

1984 Not Awarded

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 P Sylvester

1988 P Sylvester

1989 P Sylvester

1990 D Watson

1991 P Sylvester

1992 Not Awarded

1993 Not Awarded

1994 Not Awarded

1995 Not Awarded

1996 Not Awarded

 

 

 

Aquatic Topside Photography Trophy - Most Meritorious Marine Slide or Print taken above Water

This trophy was purchased by the club in 1994 to widen the range of photographic categories available for competitors to enter. The trophy is a small silver cup.

 

1994 G Nixey

1995 G Nixey

1996 G Nixey

 

 

 

 

Novice Trophy

This trophy was donated by B George Daines and is awarded by the committee to the Most Improved Novice diver- A Novice is defined as a diver in his/her first year of membership in the Club. The trophy is wooden with a figurine holding a plaque.

 

1970 P Graham

1971 B Gillett

1972 C Ironside

1973 R Carver

1974 C Lines

1975 B Ventress

1976 G Fuller

1977 Not Awarded

1978 S Grimwood

1979 E Hermans

1980 B Renton

1981 M Stallard

1982 Not Awarded

1983 Not Awarded

1984 O Grimwood

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 Not Awarded

1988 D Willard

1989 G Byers

1990 Not Awarded

1991 Not Awarded

1992 Not Awarded

1993 H McLeod

1994 D Penfold

1995 Not Awarded

1996 K Morgan

 

Novice Underwater Hockey Award

This is a golden hockey stick awarded to the most improved underwater hockey player in their first year of competing.

 

1992 T Butler

1993 B Kapetanovic

1994 Not Awarded

1995 K Morgan

1996 A McGhie

 

 

Spearfishing

Section 1: Competitions

Quinn Cup - Senior Competition

The cup was donated V. Quinn, and is competed for by seniors based on the Penguin trophy rules. These are points for weight per species for fish caught on two organised club trips between 1st August and 31st July. Only one fish of each species may be entered by each competitor each day.

 

1960 M Blair

1961 G Baldwin

1962 G Henry

1963 F Rogers

1964 F Rogers

1965 D Timbs

1966 H Meier

1967 H Meier

1968 F Beyeler

1969 T Smythe

1970 D Mundell

1971 G Byers

1972 Not Awarded

1973 Not Awarded

1974 M Smith

1975 G Byers

1976 D Mundell

1977 G Byers

1978 G Byers

1979 G Byers

1980 G Byers

1981 Not Awarded

1982 Not Awarded

1983 Not Awarded

1984 D Mundell

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 D Mundell

1988 S Grimwood

1989

1990 D Mundell

1991 Not Awarded

1992 Not Awarded

1993 Not Awarded

1994 R Thornton

1995 Not Awarded

1996 Not Awarded

 

 

 

Brimble Trophy - Junior Competition

The cup was donated by O.A. Brimble. It is competed for by Juniors, based on the Penguin Trophy Rules. These are points for weight per species for fish caught on two organised club trips between 1st August and 31st July. Only one fish of each species may be entered by each competitor each day.

 

1962 P Gajajiva

1963 P Gajajiva

1964 Not Awarded

1965 Not Awarded

1966 Not Awarded

1967 Not Awarded

1968 W O’Styke

1969 J Carver

1970 P Byers

1971 Not Awarded

1972 Not Awarded

1973 Not Awarded

1974 T Lines

1975 S Crabtree

1976 S Crabtree

1977 S Crabtree

1978 C Butler

1979 Not Awarded

1980 Not Awarded

1981 Not Awarded

1982 Not Awarded

1983 Not Awarded

1984 Not Awarded

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 O Grimwood

1988 O Grimwood

1989 Not Awarded

1990 C Grimwood

1991 C Grimwood

1992 Not Awarded

1993 Not Awarded

1994 Not Awarded

1995 Not Awarded

1996 Not Awarded

 

 

Senior Ladder Cup - Senior Ladder Competition

M.D. Blair. It is awarded yearly for senior club competitions swum under the ladder rules as set out below. A junior may elect to enter the senior competition, but in doing so, forfeits the right to enter the junior club competitions for that season.

 

1961 G Baldwin

1962 C Crowe

1963 F Rogers

1964 C Crowe

1965 D Timbs

1966 D Mitchell

1967 E Davidson

1968 A Warner

1969 T Smythe

1970 D Mundell

1971 D Mundell

1972 D Mundell

1973 J Carver

1974 M Smith

1975 G Byers

1976 G Byers

1977 G Byers

1978 G Byers

1979 G Byers

1980 G Byers

1981 D Mundell

1982 Not Awarded

1983 B Grimwood

1984 S Crabtree

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 B Grimwood

1988 B Grimwood

1989 D Mundell

1990 D Mundell

1991 B Grimwood

1992 Not Awarded

1993 K Byers

1994 R Thornton

1995 Not Awarded

1996 Not Awarded

 

Pixie Trophy - Junior Ladder Competition

The cup was donated by G. Henry. It is awarded yearly for junior club competitions swum under the ladder rules as set out below.

 

1962 C Crowe

1963 R Sharp

1964 C Crowe

1965 A Warner

1966 A Warner

1967 Not Awarded

1968 J Carver

1969 J Carver

1970 M Lawrence

1971 P Byers

1972 B Gillett

1973 M Dickie

1974 T Lines

1975 S Crabtree

1976 S Crabtree

1977 S Crabtree

1978 C Butler

1979 Not Awarded

1980 Not Awarded

1981 I Wishart

1982 Not Awarded

1983 S Grimwood

1984 S Kaye

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 O Grimwood

1988 O Grimwood

1989 K Byers

1990 C Grimwood

1991 C Grimwood

1992 Not Awarded

1993 Not Awarded

1994 Not Awarded

1995 Not Awarded

1996 Not Awarded

 

 

Section 2: Fish Trophies

Mayor Island Trophy - Most Meritorious Fish (Penguin Trophy Rules)

The trophy was originally competed for at Mayor Island at Labour weekends. It is a canoe purchased from trip funds and mounted on a wooden base. With the demise of the Mayor Island Mini Convention it was donated to the club by the trip organiser (Max Hetherington).

 

1970 D Williams

1971 J Anderson

1972 Not Presented

1973 Not Presented

1974 T Lines

1975 M Smith/G Copp

1976 D Mundell

1977 K Lowry

1978 G Byers

1979 Not Presented

1980 Not Presented

1981 Not Presented

1982 Not Presented

1983 M Ryland

1984 S Crabtree

1985 Not Presented

1986 Not Presented

1987 B Grimwood

1988 S Grimwood

1989 Not Presented

1990 Not Presented

1991 R Bond

1992 Not Presented

1993 K Byers

1994 K Byers

1995 Not Presented

1996 K Byers

 

Timbs Challenge Trophy - Largest Edible Fish

The trophy was donated by DS Timbs. The spearfishing rules that apply are set out below.

 

1956 J Turpie

1957 R Snow

1958 D Timbs

1959 W Baldwin

1960 W Baldwin

1961 D Timbs

1962 W Quirke

1963 F Rogers

1964 D Timbs

1965 E Davidson

1966 E Davidson

1967 A Warner

1968 D Porter

1969 T Smythe

1970 P Hill

1971 G Byers

1972 A Warner

1973 J Carver

1974 J Carver

1975 G Byers

1976 D Wilshere

1977 G Byers

1978 B Grimwood/K Lowry

1979 G Byers

1980 S Crabtree

1981 K Lowry

1982 Not Awarded

1983 D Mundell

1984 S Crabtree

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 D Mundell

1988 S Grimwood

1989 Not Awarded

1990 Not Awarded

1991 R Bond

1992 Not Awarded

1993 K Byers

1994 C Byrne

1995 Not Awarded

1996 K Byers

1997

 

Strong Stevenson Challenge Trophy - Largest Fish

The trophy was donated by P. Strong and W. Stevenson. The spearfishing rules that apply are set out below, but excluding clause (j).

 

1955 D Timbs

1956 F Resch

1957 D Timbs

1958 R Snow

1959 D Timbs

1960 D Timbs

1961 G Henry

1962 G Henry

1963 F Rogers

1964 D Timbs

1965 D Timbs

1966 P O’Brian

1967 D Diepenheim

1968 U Christensen

1969 D Porter

1970 D Timbs

1971 P Hill

1972 G Byers

1973 A Warner

1974 R Blake

1975 G Byers

1976D Wilshere

1977 G Byers

1978 C Butler

1979 G Byers

1980 S Crabtree

1981 K Lowery

1982 D Mundell

1983 D Mundell

1984 S Crabtree

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 O Grimwood

1988 S Grimwood

1989 Not Awarded

1990 Not Awarded

1991 R Bond

1992 B Grimwood

1993 K Byers

1994 C Byrne

1995 Not Awarded

1996 K Byers

 

Mayor Island Snapper Trophy - Heaviest Snapper

The trophy was originally competed for at Mayor Island at Labour weekends. The Trophy is wooden with a figurine holding a plaque. With the demise of the Mayor Island Mini Convention it was donated to the club by the trip organiser (Max Hetherington) as a replacement for the snapper fish pin.

 

1970 D Williams

1971 Not Awarded

1972 Not Awarded

1973 J Carver

1974 T Lines

1975 G Copp

1976 D Mundell

1977 K Lowry

1978 B Grimwood/ K Lowry

1979 Not Awarded

1980 Not Awarded

1981 Not Awarded

1982 D Mundell

1983 M Ryland

1984 S Kay

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 Not Awarded

1988 Not Awarded

1989 Not Awarded

1990 Not Awarded

1991 Not Awarded

1992 Not Awarded

1993 Not Awarded

1994 Not Awarded

1995 Not Awarded

1996 Not Awarded

 

Mayor Island Kingfish Cup - Heaviest Kingfish

The trophy was originally competed for at Mayor Island at Labour weekends. The trophy is a cup. With the demise of the Mayor Island Mini Convention it was donated to the club by the trip organiser (Max Hetherington) as a replacement for the kingfish pin.

 

1970 U Christensen

1971 J Anderson

1972 Not Awarded

1973 A Warner

1974 J Carver

1975 G Byers

1976 D Wilshere

1977 G Byers

1978 G Byers

1979 Not Awarded

1980 Not Awarded

1981 Not Awarded

1982 Not Awarded

1983 S Kaye

1984 S Crabtree

1985 Not Awarded

1986 Not Awarded

1987 D Mundell

1988 S Grimwood

1989 Not Awarded

1990 Not Awarded

1991 R Bond

1992 Not Awarded

1993 Not Awarded

1994 C Byrne

1995 Not Awarded

1996 K Byers

 

Fish Pins - Heaviest Fish of Nominated Species

Awarded annually to the club member taking the heaviest fish of the nominated species.

Originally a monthly competition, the pins have been replaced with trophies (snapper and kingfish - see above) and wooden plaques (below).

 

Butterfish

 

1969 H Meier

1974 G Byers

1975 B Gillett

1976 D Mundell

1977 G Byers

1978 K Lowry

1979 J Carver

1981 M Couchman

1987 B Grimwood

1988 B Grimwood

1989 B Grimwood

1990 D Watson

1991 C Byrne

1993 K Byers

1994 J Frost

1996 T Butler

 

 

 

Butterfly Perch

 

1981 M Couchman

1988 B Grimwood

1989 R Thornton

 

John Dory

 

1969 T Lines

1973 M Smith

1974 B Gillett

1975 T Lines

1976 C Butters

1977 D Mundell

1979 D Mundell

1987 O Grimwood

1988 S Grimwood

1990 K Byers

1991 C Grimwood

1994 K Byers

1996 K Byers

 

 

 

Terakihi

 

1980 K Lowry

1988 B Grimwood

1989 S Grimwood

1990 N Monk

1994 K Byers

 

 

Trevally

 

1969 T Smythe

1973 A Warner

1974 M Smith

1975 M Smith

1977 M Smith

1978 G Byers

1979 S Crabtree

 

 

 

Warehou

 

1974 T Lines

1975 G Byers

1976 R Carlisle

1977 K Lowry

1978 G Byers

1989 K Byers

 

 

 

 

 
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